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Tuesday September 2,2008This date in baseball
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Events that happened in baseball on this date. The page was designed to be like a newspaper sports page with baseball-only. All of the basbeall events for this date have been consolidated into this page. Though historically relevant, it is also a great place to review the prior day's events.

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Games on 2008-09-02

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
St. Louis Cardinals8Arizona Diamondbacks2BoxAdam WainwrightYusmeiro Petit(none)
Houston Astros9Chicago Cubs7BoxWesley WrightKerry WoodJose Valverde
Pittsburgh Pirates3Cincinnati Reds2BoxIan SnellAaron HarangMatt Capps
San Francisco Giants5Colorado Rockies6BoxJason GrilliKeiichi Yabu(none)
Atlanta Braves16Florida Marlins14BoxJorge JulioMatt LindstromMike Gonzalez
San Diego Padres4Los Angeles Dodgers8BoxClayton KershawCha-Seung Baek(none)
New York Mets6Milwaukee Brewers5BoxJoe SmithSalomon TorresLuis Ayala
Philadelphia Phillies4Washington Nationals0BoxCole HamelsJohn Lannan(none)
Baltimore Orioles2Boston Red Sox14BoxJon LesterRadhames Liz(none)
Chicago White Sox3Cleveland Indians9BoxFausto CarmonaJohn Danks(none)
Los Angeles Angels5Detroit Tigers4BoxScot ShieldsFernando RodneyFrancisco Rodriguez
Oakland Athletics2Kansas City Royals5BoxZack GreinkeGio GonzalezJoakim Soria
New York Yankees7Tampa Bay Rays2BoxMike MussinaMatt Garza(none)
Seattle Mariners4Texas Rangers6BoxBrandon McCarthyRyan FeierabendFrank Francisco
Minnesota Twins5Toronto Blue Jays7BoxJesse CarlsonBoof BonserB.J. Ryan

Standings as of 2008-09-02

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Tampa Bay Rays1368452.618--6395469352-2032-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe MaddonAndrew FriedmanTropicana Field261313.500
234Boston Red Sox1388157.5874.072958014947-1934-38W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Terry FranconaTheo EpsteinFenway Park241410.583
3611New York Yankees1387464.53611.06716304140-3134-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe GirardiBrian CashmanYankee Stadium I24159.625
4713Toronto Blue Jays1377166.51813.56035317238-2933-37W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Cito GastonJP RicciardiRogers Centre251510.600
51122Baltimore Orioles1386375.45722.0704739-3533-3130-44L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Dave TrembleyAndy MacPhailOriole Park at Camden Yards23518.217
RkLgMLBAL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
157Chicago White Sox1387761.558--6966118546-2231-39L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ozzie GuillenKenny WilliamsU.S. Cellular Field251213.480
248Minnesota Twins1387761.558--7036238046-2331-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron GardenhireBill SmithHubert H. Humphrey Metrodome251114.440
3817Cleveland Indians1376770.4899.56696294038-3229-38W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eric WedgeMark ShapiroProgressive Field251411.560
41019Detroit Tigers1386672.47811.0695703-835-3431-38L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim LeylandDave DombrowskiComerica Park24816.333
51327Kansas City Royals1375879.42318.5562686-12430-3928-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Trey HillmanDayton MooreKauffman Stadium25178.680
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Los Angeles Angels1378453.613--6335736043-2841-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Mike SciosciaTony ReaginsAngel Stadium of Anaheim25169.640
2918Texas Rangers1406872.48617.5768836-6834-3434-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Ron WashingtonJon DanielsRangers Ballpark in Arlington221111.500
31221Oakland Athletics1386375.45721.5533574-4136-3527-40L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob GerenBilly BeaneMcAfee Coliseum231211.522
41428Seattle Mariners1385484.39130.5581690-10928-4126-43L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim RigglemanLee PelekoudasSafeco Field24717.292
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136New York Mets1397861.561--6846048041-2537-36W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jerry ManuelOmar MinayaShea Stadium231112.478
249Philadelphia Phillies1397663.5472.06695769339-2937-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie ManuelPat GillickCitizens Bank Park23167.696
3815Florida Marlins1397069.5048.0647681-3437-3433-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Michael HillDolphin Stadium22148.636
41224Atlanta Braves1396079.43218.0639669-3036-3224-47W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Brian SnitkerFrank WrenTurner Field231211.522
51630Washington Nationals1395386.38125.0535686-15130-4023-46L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Manny ActaJim BowdenNationals Park22616.273
RkLgMLBNL CentralGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Chicago Cubs1398554.612--75056618451-2334-31L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou PiniellaJim HendryWrigley Field221210.545
225Milwaukee Brewers1388058.5804.56635778641-2639-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Ned YostDouglas MelvinMiller Park241014.417
3510St. Louis Cardinals1397564.54010.06736215237-3138-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tony La RussaJohn MozeliakBusch Stadium III231112.478
4612Houston Astros1397366.52512.0624653-2939-2934-37W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Ed WadeMinute Maid Park22139.591
51123Cincinnati Reds1386177.44223.5588686-9835-3426-43L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dusty BakerWalt JockettyGreat American Ballpark241311.542
61426Pittsburgh Pirates1375879.42326.0618754-13634-3724-42W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John RussellNeal HuntingtonPNC Park25916.360
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK2008 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1714Arizona Diamondbacks1387068.507--6346092539-3131-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob MelvinJosh ByrnesChase Field241212.500
2916Los Angeles Dodgers1396970.4961.55785681041-3028-40W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreNed CollettiDodger Stadium23158.652
31020Colorado Rockies1406674.4715.0656708-5238-3028-44W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Clint HurdleDaniel O'DowdCoors Field22814.364
41325San Francisco Giants1385979.42811.0530649-11930-3929-40L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bruce BochyBrian SabeanAT&T Park241311.542
51529San Diego Padres1385385.38417.0533649-11632-3921-46L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bud BlackKevin TowersPetco Park241014.417